Kadevara, Kaḍevara: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kaḍevara (कडेवर).—nt. (Divyāvadāna 234.8; 383.18, the only cases where gender is clear; = Sanskrit kalevara), cadaver, corpse: Divyāvadāna 39.11; 234.8; 383.18; Avadāna-śataka ii.26.1; Śikṣāsamuccaya 208.12; Gaṇḍavyūha 157.13; Jātakamālā 45.18; 211.3 (here the ed. strangely emends to kale°!). Mahāvyutpatti 3933 reads kalevaram without v.l., but Mironov kaḍe°.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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